Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Man, 73, charged with attempted murder in New Milton

A 73-year old man has appeared in court charged with attempted murder following an assault on a 94-year-old woman in Hampshire.

Ronald Barham of New Milton appeared at Southampton Magistrates' Court accused of carrying out an attack on Elsie Barham.

The alleged assault took place on Thursday at a New Milton residential home, where she is a resident.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Southampton Crown Court on 4 April.

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